Dale | 1 Apr 20:56 2015

slrn/nano issue with moderated group


I am using slrn with nano as my editor

I am having threading problems on talk.origins, I was told the problem
also happens with Google Groups

recently there was a moderation change, my nesting worked
before the moderation change

the threading works on alt.test
below this line is the message id of the original post in that thread
Message-ID: <8bc8dp.4i8.19.11 <at> news.alt.net>

when my Reference Header wraps at the size of the Gnome Terminal,
it gets clipped to the wrap in the moderation software on talk.origins,
in talk.origins threads

below this line is the message id of an original post in a thread
in talk.origins
Message-ID: <8bbqu7.n83.19.5 <at> news.alt.net>

I have the Gnome Terminal set at 80x43, 
I don't know if this is a word wrap or line wrap

I don't have
set softwrap 
in .slrnrc

this is my set editor_command in .slrnrc
set editor_command "nano -r 74"
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David Melik | 10 Mar 04:33 2015

error message question

Hello, I have used Usenet since the mid-1990s starting with Free Agent newsreader, then
Netscape/Mozilla/Thunderbird newsreader parts, now Claws Mail newsreader part, and now I am trying
SLRN and get apparently undocumented error messages. Can anyone explain? Last try it said what I put in the
PS below (except I omitting the message). Maybe it has something to do with my default shell editor, NANO or
PICO. How would I get SLRN to wrap the lines, or will the NNTP server actually do that?

Sincerely,
David
http://www.cwu.edu/~melikd

PS. The error message is below.

Your message is not acceptable for the following reason(s):

Your message breaks the following netiquette guidelines:

    Please wrap lines with more than 80 characters (only first one is shown)

This message was generated while looking at line 9:

(message omitted)

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Dale | 12 Jan 02:59 2015

sync headers to download with server


when I select a group to enter, I get
prompted for how many headers,

is this the number of headers on the server?

how can I get only new headers from the time
I used it last?

I am a previous Thunderbird/pan user who switched
to slrn mainly for memory footprint issues,
I only have 993MB RAM and am using Ubuntu

Thunderbird/pan seemed to "sync" the headers,
is there a way to do this with slrn?

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Matěj Cepl | 6 Jan 18:14 2015
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Conditional From?

Hi,

is it possible to make slrn to set different From header for 
different newsgroups? I generally use the same address as here, 
but I would need to use our company address for the company 
newsgroups. Is it possible to persuade slrn to do The Right 
Thing?

Thank you,

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Dale | 21 Nov 04:44 2014

slrn/nano wrapping problems still

I want line wrap at 74 for my reads and posts
I don't want word wrap unless it is from something
that is copy/pasted, which seems to be no problem

I have softwrap set in my ~/.nanorc
set softwrap
and it looks fine in nano editing, everything looks
fine in editing

I have nano set as my default editor in my ~/.slrnrc
set editor_command "nano -r 74"
according to the nano docs, this is supposed to
hard wrap at 74 columns

again, when I edit, everything is okay

when I send I get an error
from slrn that a line is not wrapped under 80
and I have to force send

when I then read the post in slrn it is not wrapped

if I copy/paste something word wrapped already, it makes
it through the whole line process fine

I don't want word wrap except for what I copy/paste

I have been reading docs and googling for 2 days, i tried vim,
gedit,emacs, no difference

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Dale | 19 Nov 21:20 2014

slrn/vim line/word wrap configuration

I have slrn/vim working to wrap lines when I type them

I have to force send in slrn because it says the line is more than 80 chars
when I read I have to press W to wrap and a space is in front of where
W wraps it

how can I get rid of the space

this is what is in my ~/.slrnrc

set editor_command "vim '+set tw=80' +%d '%s'

copy/paste wraps okay, and reads okay

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Dale | 18 Nov 20:13 2014

line wrap with nano,vi(vim?)


seem to have line wrap problems with
nano and vi(vim?)

how can I fix this or use gedit,emacs

thanks

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J.B. Nicholson-Owens | 14 Nov 00:50 2014

http://slrn.sourceforge.net/docs/slrnfuns-8.html#ss8.7

In http://slrn.sourceforge.net/docs/slrnfuns-8.html#ss8.7 "This hook 
will be called whenever group mode is entered. This includes the times 
when one exists article mode back to group mode." the word "exists" 
should read "exits".

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Dale | 13 Nov 05:02 2014

mark read, but no delete

how can I make sure my messages are marked read
but not deleted?

I'll be looking around too

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Dale | 11 Nov 04:57 2014

slrn threads sorted by date

I am in progress searching how to do this, but thought I would parralel ask my question

how can I get slrn 1.0.1 to sort threads by activity date, as opposed to original posted date

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Andrey Voropaev | 25 Sep 12:27 2014
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KOI8-R in slrn

Hello!

I have to use version of slrn that does not support 'charset' setting.
The version is not new, so it does not support
set_utf8_conversion_table function. As result, when I try to read news
in Russian, I get garbage on the screen. As far as I can see, slrn
simply treats KOI8-R text as Latin1 and converts it to UTF-8.

In the article view I was able to correct things. My macro gets the
raw text of the article, then converts KOI8-R to UTF-8 and then
replaces article. Works perfectly.

Now I would like to fix subject lines displayed in the "threads" view.
I didn't find any functions that could be used for fixing encodings in
the Subject of the article. Did I miss them, or they really don't
exist?

Best regards
Andrei Voropaev

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